Patriot Act


Patriot Act and Select Agent Description


    1. Establish a system of safeguards to be followed when specific agents are transported.
    2. Collect and provide information concerning the location where certain potentially hazardous agents are transferred
    3. Track the acquisition and transfer of these specific agents, and

Emergency Response Agencies

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Amherst College has previously identified Emergency Response Agencies that are able to assist in the mitigation of a hazardous material incident involving but not limited to asbestos, chemicals, gas leaks and odors, oil spills and other incidents that may adversely affect the college community, the general public and/or the environment.

The agencies that are to be called upon include: